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Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019

Top Stories

The case for Medicaid expansion in Missouri

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin and David H. Perlmutter, MD, dean of the School of Medicine, write in a letter to the community that Washington University is backing the “Healthcare for Missouri” initiative — an effort to expand the state’s Medicaid program.

New clues found to prevent damage after heart attack

School of Medicine scientists have found a way to spur heart immune cells to promote healing after a heart attack or other cardiac injury. Such a strategy could help prevent the usual inflammation that follows a heart attack and is a common driver of heart failure.

University delivers shuttle to Better Family Life

Washington University and its shuttle provider, Huntleigh Transportation Services, donated a shuttle to longtime community partner Better Family Life. The organization will use the shuttle to create and expand services for residents and young people.

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7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6

‘Trauma-Informed Teaching’

1–3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7

Tree planting event

4:30–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7

Partnerships aimed at cancer health equity

8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7

Jazz at Holmes: Vehachi

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Campus Announcements

Nominations open for Ethic of Service Award

The Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award recognizes members of the university community who exemplify service and engagement with the St. Louis region. Honorees include alumni, employees, retirees, students and volunteers. The nomination deadline is Nov. 15.

WashU in the News

Giuliani involved in legal controversy in Romania


NCAA getting closer to letting student athletes cash in on names and likenesses

Marketplace (American Public Media)

The only detox you need is sleep — but it’s not totally clear why

Popular Science

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Campus Voices

‘Momentous reflections on inauguration’

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin reflects on his inauguration in a blog post, sharing highlights and expressing gratitude. “It’s all of you who made the day truly special and all of you who continue to make Washington University a place of distinction through your work, support, leadership and service,” he wrote.

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The Academy of Educators at the School of Medicine introduced its inaugural class Sept. 24 in a ceremony at the Eric P. Newman Education Center. Also that day, the academy celebrated the graduation of the first class selected to the Teaching Scholars Program.

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